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Question Tabled: Lord Alton of Liverpool



Lord Alton of Liverpool has tabled the below question on the situation of Hazaras in Afghanistan:


Lord Alton of Liverpool to ask His Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of the recent report from the UN Special Rapporteur on the Situation of human rights in Afghanistan, published on 29 February 2024, and his findings of specific targeting of the Hazara community in Afghanistan, including at least seven attacks carried out against Shia Muslims of Hazara ethnicity between September 2023 and January 2024. (HL3013)


Lord Alton of Liverpool to ask His Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of the Hazara Inquiry's recommendation to bring proceedings against Afghanistan for its violations of the Genocide Convention with regard to the Hazara in Afghanistan. (HL3014)


Lord Alton of Liverpool to ask His Majesty's Government how they are highlighting the situation of women and girls in Afghanistan and Iran, whether they are engaging with Afghan and Iranian women or organisations supporting them, and what practical steps they are taking in doing so. (HL3015)


Lord Alton of Liverpool to ask His Majesty's Government what consideration they are giving to the report of the Gender Apartheid Inquiry Shattering Women's Rights, Shattering Lives, launched on 4 March, and whether they intend to formally respond to its findings and recommendations.


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